what shall i upgrade?

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  1. oZyrex

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    I want a decent gaming pc but i dont know what to upgrade on my pc.
    I will be playing things like: la noire, cod, gta etc

    my specs arnt great lol

    BrandASUS
    ModelCM1735-
    TypeHome Computer
    Operating SystemWindows 8
    Form FactorMID Tower
    Processor ModelAMD A4-3420
    Processor Speed2.8 GHz
    GraphicsIntegrated radeon hd 6410d
    Standard Memory4 GB
    Hard Drive Capacity1TB
    SSD CapacityNon SSD
    Optical DriveDVDRW
     
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    Dangerous question to ask in this forum :laugh:

    I'd take a look at the spec threads at the top of the forum to see what people are spending or recommending

    Also, alot will depend on what budget you have and whether you feel comfortable building yourself
     
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    Everyone has to start somewhere though and about £140 ATM but more in summer
     
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    Looking at the spec online, that model has a fairly slow CPU and Integrated GPU, so neither of those are going to be great for gaming (unless your happy with lower resolutions and detail levels)

    Personally, i would save your budget up until you have some more money, as anything you spend now probably won't give you any real
    longevity

    If you have to buy something now, i'd go for a dedicated Graphics card (something like a Nvidia 750Ti or AMD R7 260x/R9 270x), the other limiting factor in your PC is that it only has a 350w PSU so you can't have anything which draws too much power

    When you have more budget, i'd go for new PSU, motherboard and CPU
     
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    Im getting a 650w off my mate soon anyway
     
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    Some good advice there. Get a new GPU now to get you started, then save up for the rest.

    AVF has a great Computer Classified section too if you want to make your cash go further still.
     
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    That would give you alot more scope in terms of the graphics card

    Also, i see that your current machine has 4GB DDR3 1600MHz, so you could make sure that your next Motherboard supports that and double it up to 8Gb fairly cheaply i would imagine
     

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